Dairy Clerk

Location: Albany, NY (ShopRite of Albany)

 

Job Summary:
To maintain a high level of customer service while pricing, stocking and rotating merchandise in the Dairy Department; to maintain a neat, clean and visually appealing department, and to perform other tasks as required in an efficient and safe manner, within Company policy.

Essential Job Functions:
The essential job functions of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Ability to proficiently read, write, speak, analyze, interpret, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to perform basic math skills.
  • Ability to stand/walk for the duration of a scheduled shift.
  • Ability to stand, bend, twist, reach, push, pull and regularly lift 25 lbs., and occasionally lift 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work in varying temperatures.
  • Ability to work with a wide variety of fresh, dried and/or processed products, spices and powdered substances without negative allergic consequences.
  • Ability to climb a ladder to retrieve items from overhead racking and storage areas.
  • Ability to work in refrigerated coolers and high moisture rooms for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to tolerate moderate amounts of dust and cleaning agents during routine housekeeping duties.
  • Meet all work schedules and comply with all time and attendance policies.

Job Responsibilities:
The job responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Maintain a clean, neat, organized and safe work environment.
  • Maintain Department sanitation and QA standards by cleaning and sanitizing all work surfaces, utensils and equipment. Keep floor clear of debris and spills.
  • Adhere to all Federal, State and Local regulations as they pertain to the Dairy operation.
  • Dress according to company policy to include uniform, name badge and hat or hair restraint.  
  • Comply with QA hand washing standards and use disposable gloves when handling food.
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Greet all customers and provide them with prompt, courteous service and assistance.
  • Comply with all ShopRite Service Priorities.
  • Assist Dairy Manager as needed.
  • When required, price items accurately and legibly using approved price marking devices.
  • Ensure that featured sale merchandise is attractively signed to stimulate sales.
  • Accurately record markups and markdowns, in-store use of merchandise, and bad merchandise/ spoilage write offs in accordance with Company policies.
  • Maintain Unit Price Labels (Tags) for all items, doing price changes as required.
  • Validate deliveries to invoice documents and utilize the receiving log, placing signed invoices in appropriate area.
  • Fully stock and rotate all Dairy merchandise in cases, shelves and other applicable displays according to tag allocation and Department standards.
  • Unload and secure received product in appropriate refrigerated storage areas using power or hand jack, carts, u-boats or bossies as needed.
  • Block and face all products in accordance to company policy or as assigned.
  • Be alert to temperatures and operating condition of refrigerated storage areas and display cases; promptly communicate any problems or failure to key person in charge.
  • Be knowledgeable of the various types of Dairy products; including taste, preparation method or use, price differences, etc.
  • Utilize CGO to maintain and order merchandise to keep product in stock, including using Hand Held Terminal.
  • Utilize and maintain equipment as required by department; report any equipment problems immediately Maintain great communication within the Department and Company.
  • Comply with all Store rules, Company policies, Safety requirements, Security standards and all local, state and federal health and civil code regulations.
  • Be knowledgeable in the company’s HAZCOM program and adhere to manufacturer’s label instructions for the safe and proper use of all chemical products.
  • Complete all applicable department training programs.
  • Comply with ShopRite Service Priorities.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

NOTE:  ASSOCIATES MUST BE 18 YEARS OR OLDER TO OPERATE BALERS, HI-LOS, POWER JACKS AND SLICING MACHINES.

Important Disclaimer Notice:
The above statements are only intended to represent the essential job functions and general nature of the work being performed and are not exhaustive of the tasks that an Associate may be required to perform. The employer reserves the right to revise this job description at any time and to require Associates to perform other tasks as circumstances or conditions of its business, competitive considerations, or the work environment change.

Department:            Dairy
Supervised by:        Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager

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